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Title Business Development Sales Managear
Salary Base Salary + Comm/Bonus
Location Lombard, IL
Job Information

Are you up to the Circle 8 Challenge?

From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for our clients and for their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best talent, and then we challenge them to make us better. We are an established firm, achieving double-digit growth year over year, which will give you greater opportunity to achieve your financial goals.

If you have a professional background in freight brokerage, carrier sales or client sales and you’re interested in a competitive, commissioned-sales, high-energy environment, this is the place for you!

At Circle 8, we celebrate driven sales professionals who thrive in a competitive environment. As a Business Development Sales Manager, you will be responsible for developing mutually beneficial transportation relationships while selling the services of Circle 8 Logistics, including developing geography specific plans targeting clients’ needs; balancing account relationships and internal capabilities; developing specific geographic/lane expertise; establishing relationships with new and existing clients and industry experts; keeping updated on the advancements in the industry; interfacing with functional units to include client sales, carrier sales and operations; maintaining expert knowledge of your client base; negotiating with transportation account executives; and visiting clients and facilities.

Sound interesting? Then Circle 8 Logistics just might be the place for you. This is an outstanding role for an experienced sales professional that is looking to take on a challenging position, advance their sales career and achieve their financial goals. We offer a highly competitive pay structure that hits above-market, for greater monetary growth potential and a generous benefits packages in a fun, high-energy environment.

Think you’re up to the challenge? Then we want to hear from you! We are looking for an experienced Sales Professional that fulfills the following criteria:

-Must have a history of freight brokerage, carrier sales or client sales/3PL

-A proven record of territory expansion and new account development.

-An in-depth understanding of, and ability to, manage the sales cycle process, including contract/RFP process and remain focused on customer satisfaction throughout all stages

-Is an experienced, fearless, cold-caller and expert presenter, negotiator and closer.

-Possesses a Bachelor Degree or has a Military Background

-Has 5-7 years Inside/Outside Sales Experience

-An ability to collaborate with others

-A strong ability to persuade, motivate and influence others in person and over the phone

-Has analytical ability in problem solving and commitment to excellence in customer service

-An ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage time effectively in a high stress environment

-Excellent systems knowledge: MS Office, Power Point

-Is a driven, enthusiastic and highly motivated individual

EEO Statement: Circle 8 Logistics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Essential Functions/Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, listen, observe. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; lift 30 lbs from floor height, keyboard/type and look at/read a computer screen for long periods of time; drive a car in order to have reliable transportation to and from work.

Travel: This position requires travel. Some client visits are expected. Travel may be outside the local area and overnight.

ou up to the Circle 8 Challenge?

From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for our clients and for their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best talent, and then we challenge them to make us better. We are an established firm, achieving double-digit growth year over year, which will give you greater opportunity to achieve your financial goals.

If you’re interested in a competitive, commissioned-sales, high-energy environment, this is the place for you!

At Circle 8, we celebrate driven sales professionals who thrive in a competitive environment. As a Business Development Sales Manager, you will be responsible for developing mutually beneficial transportation client relationships while selling the services of Circle 8 Logistics, including developing geography specific plans looking at clients’ needs; balancing account relationships and internal capabilities; developing specific geographic/lane expertise; establishing relationship with new and existing clients and industry experts; keeping updated on the advancements in the industry; interfacing with functional units to include client sales, carrier sales and operations; maintaining expert knowledge of your client base; negotiating with transportation account executives; and visiting clients and facilities.

Sound interesting? Then Circle 8 Logistics just might be the place for you. This is an outstanding role for an experienced sales professional that is looking to take on a challenging position and advance their sales career and achieve their financial goals. We offer a highly competitive pay structure for greater monetary growth potential and generous benefits packages in a fun, high-energy environment.

Think you’re up to the challenge? Then we want to hear from you! We are looking for an experienced Sales Professional that fulfills the following criteria:

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Title Client Service Representative
Location Lombard, Illinois
Job Information

Are you up to the Circle 8 Challenge?

At Circle 8 Logistics, we only hire the best talent to join our Client Service Team. We seek out the best – and then we challenge them to make us better. As a Client Service Representative, you will gain immediate exposure to existing clients and a variety of internal business lines. Circle 8 Logistics is an established firm, continually experience double-digit growth, which will give you greater opportunity and security to achieve your financial goals.

You will enjoy the ability to help businesses of all sizes to improve their efficiency and cost of transportation; you’ll be servicing a base of clients already under contract with Circle 8 Logistics, and generating new business as well. This requires applying a proactive approach to problem solving, figuring out the best way to offer solutions and handling the day-to-day challenges that are presented in the transportation industry for our clients.

You will be responsible for managing existing accounts while generating, prospecting and soliciting new business, leveraging all of Circle 8 Logistics’ services and resources. You will be in daily contact with customers of various sizes, building relationships, problem solving and assessing their needs. This position requires strategic thinking and a high level of multi-tasking. The successful candidate will possess an entrepreneurial approach to sales and customer service goals.

Think you’re up to the challenge?

With over 15% growth expected in 2017, Circle 8 Logistics is looking for exceptional Client Service Representatives to join our growing presence in the U.S. with Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies. You will provide innovative transportation solutions to our clients on a daily basis, managing both existing and new business initiatives. This is an outstanding role for somebody that is looking to take on a challenging position and advance their career with a fast growing company. We offer highly competitive compensation for greater financial potential and generous benefits packages in a fun, high-energy environment.

What will you be doing?

Our Client Service Representatives ensure operational excellence in customer service for the clients of Circle 8 Logistics. This position starts as an entry level service position within a designated customer group. As your knowledge and abilities grow, so will your level of responsibility and management with the clients of Circle 8 Logistics.

Our Client Sales Representatives develop strong knowledge of operational aspects for our client’s shippers and consignees while cultivating strong relationships with their transportation/customer service teams. You will communicate directly with our customers and their shippers and receivers on all customer service related matters; build knowledge and understanding of market supply and demand and its affect on customer and carrier pricing; develop an ability to understand the tools and functions of our database and utilize critical thinking for problem resolution to ensure optimal customer service and client support.

Career Path: Client Service Representative; Client Sales Representative; Client Sales Manager; Director of Client Sales

Responsibilities
-Focus on servicing clients, ensuring excellence in the delivery of Circle 8 Logistics’ core products, modes and services
-Identify and generates new revenue opportunities through analysis and discovery
-Communicate information on client business via phone, internet, internal and client specific proprietary software systems
-Participate in face-to-face meetings, presenting proposals and solutions
-Collaborate internally with client teams on pricing strategy and account implementation plans
-Work with the Client Team Leaders to ensure alignment with strategy and specific needs on client accounts
-Management of Client Accounts through positive customer relations and problem resolution
-Understand seasonality/business/market trends that affects freight and transportation and have an ability to communicate the same.
-Maintain knowledge of market and pricing for all lanes, and have an ability to quickly quote/spend on loads based upon market knowledge and experience.

We need someone who can bring the following to the table:

-Bachelor’s Degree required
-1 to 3 years inside sales experience/customer service experience/call center experience
-Driven, enthusiastic and highly motivated

-Strong cognitive ability
-Strong ability and passion for multi-tasking in high-energy environment
-Strong oral and professional written communication skills with familiarity of relationship building through phone, email
-Strong speaking and presentation skills
-Ability to work in a team environment, while also delivering independent results
-Strong ability to persuade, motivate and influence others
-Ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage time effectively
-Excellent systems knowledge: MS Office and internet

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, listen, observe. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; lift 30 lbs from floor height, keyboard/type and look at/read a computer screen for long periods of time, make out-bound calls; answer in-bound calls.

Circle 8 Logistics is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer –
We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Title Freight Broker/Carrier Sales Representative
Salary Commission
Location Lombard, Illinois
Job Information

Are you up for the Circle 8 Challenge?

From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for our clients and for their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best talent, and then we challenge them to make us better. You will gain immediate exposure to existing clients and a variety of internal business lines. Circle 8 Logistics is a rapidly growing firm, which will give you greater opportunity to achieve your financial goals.

If you aren’t interested in a competitive, commissioned-sales, high-energy environment, this isn’t the place for you. At Circle 8, we celebrate driven sales professionals who thrive in a competitive environment. You will enjoy the ability to help businesses and carriers of all sizes to improve their efficiency and cost of transportation using an extensive base of carriers currently under contract with Circle 8 Logistics. This requires figuring out the best way to offer solutions, then negotiating the best deals and also handle the day-to-day challenges that are presented in the transportation industry. Sound interesting? Then Circle 8 Logistics just might be the place for you.

Think you’re up to the challenge?

With over 15% growth expected in 2017, Circle 8 Logistics is looking for an Experienced Carrier Sales Representative to join our growing presence in the U.S. with Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies, specifically, driving new brokerage business in the Retail, F&B and Paper & Packaging markets. You will provide transportation solutions to our Client Team Leaders on a variety of existing and new business initiatives. This is an outstanding role for somebody that is looking to take on a challenging position and advance their sales career with a fast growing company.  We offer highly competitive, un-capped commission for greater financial potential and generous benefits packages in a fun, high-energy environment.

What will you be doing?

Relationship Management

-Leverage your knowledge of carriers who specialize in moving Retail, Food & Beverage (F&B) and Paper and -Packaging products (among other industries) in the U.S. and Canada to secure freight transportation for our new and existing clients; secure introduction meetings to realize in new carrier relationships and sell the services of Circle 8 Logistics.

-Research new carrier prospects, new contacts, and map/segment the marketplace for lane usage; and manage and grow contacts with carriers in your developing portfolio.

Sales Leadership/Market Segmentation

Lead personal, networked-based sales pursuits with carriers across the U.S.

Work with Retail, F&B and Paper & Packaging client teams to expand these networks.

Continually partner with Client Team Leaders on opportunities for pending RFPs/RFIs for new client-specific lanes.

Lead Origination, Conversion, Pursuit and Close

-Manage “working the funnel” of your carrier leads and opportunities to move them through to close on project freight.

-Collaborate with Client Team Leaders on strategy, positioning and messaging of introductory meetings/calls, proposals and closing efforts on client-specific lanes/loads.

-Manage your freight and track leads, contacts, activity and opportunity data in proprietary software system.

Target Account Strategy

-Provide logistical support for existing clients and client teams for Key Accounts.

We need someone who can bring the following to the table:

-Strong industry contacts are required (Experience managing carrier relationships/accounts moving retail, F&B, paper & packaging manufactured products is highly desired).

– Demonstrable knowledge of trucking transportation issues and logistics solutions.

-Minimum 2-5 years or greater of experience representing and selling logistics services.

-Knowledge of the latest trends in the transportation industry and solid grounding in freight brokerage concepts and dynamics.

-Bachelor’s Degree preferred/or equivalent work experience

-Inside Sales Experience preferred

-Ability to work in a team environment, while also delivering independent results

-Strong ability to persuade, motivate and influence others

-Ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage time effectively

-Excellent systems knowledge: MS Office and Internet preferred

-Experience/familiarity with proprietary 3PL software systems

-Driven, enthusiastic and highly motivated individual

-Excellent oral and written communication skills

-Excellent telephone skills/call-center experience

-Interest or knowledge of business/3PL transportation logistics/supply-chain management preferred

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, listen, observe. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; lift 30 lbs from floor height, keyboard/type and look at/read a computer screen for long periods of time, make out-bound calls; answer in-bound calls.

Circle 8 Logistics is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer –

We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law.

 

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